Zephaniah 3:2-12 KJV

2 She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction;a she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.

References for Zephaniah 3:2

    • h 3:2 - correction: or, instruction
      3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.
      4 Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.
      5 The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.
      6 I have cut off the nations: their towersb are desolate ; I made their streets waste , that none passeth by : their cities are destroyed , so that there is no man, that there is none inhabitant .

      References for Zephaniah 3:6

        • i 3:6 - towers: or, corners
          7 I said , Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off , howsoever I punished them: but they rose early , and corrupted all their doings.
          8 Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
          9 For then will I turn to the people a pure language,c that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

          References for Zephaniah 3:9

            • j 3:9 - language: Heb. lip
              10 From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia my suppliants, even the daughter of my dispersed , shall bring mine offering.
              11 In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy mountain.
              12 I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.